Grammar rule: between refers to 2, among refers to more than 2.
• Steve Inskeep (NPR) referred to the “shared interest between Iraq, Iran, and Russia.”
Correction: among Iran, Iraq, and Russia
- Tom Gjelten (NPR) spoke about 3 immigrant boys who “between them” shared basic American traits.
Correction: among them
- Bill Hemmer (Fox) commenting on Republican presidential candidates: “Between Bush, and Kassich, and Christie, there’s a lot of pressure.”
Correction: among Bush, and Kassich, and Christie….
- Lauren Frayer (NPR) reporting on the trial of Spain’s Princess Cristina: “They had to clear a path between all the TV cameras.”
Correction: among all the TV cameras